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Marijuana And DWI Arrests Made By High Bridge Police


Date: June 15, 2015

HIGH BRIDGE – During the month of May, Borough police took individuals into custody for possession of marijuana and driving while intoxicated.

A two-car crash was investigated by Patrolman Jeffrey Andruczyk that happened on Fairview Avenue on Saturday 16th of May. Dorothy Iannucci, who was behind the wheel of a 2010 Subaru Forrester, attempted to change lanes and hit a 2000 Ford Explorer driven by Cathy Tarsi of Phillipsburg. Iannucci was issued a summons for obstructing traffic and no one sustained any injury in the crash.

On Friday 8th of May, Sgt. Skobo took 19-year-old Adam Wierciszewski into custody for possession of marijuana. Patrol was looking out in the area around Lake Solitude for a report of a suspicious individual near the Custom Alloy property. Patrol found Wierciszewski to be in possession of marijuana and was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, processed and released.

22-year-old Brandon D. Figueroa was pulled over by Patrolman Danberry on 8th of May. Patrol saw suspected marijuana in the motor vehicle and after a search, 2 suspected marijuana brownies, a bag of suspected marijuana and a paper fold containing suspected marijuana was found in the motor vehicle. Figueroa was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, processed and released.

On 29th of April, 25-year-old Evan Scott turned himself in at Police Headquarters to post bail on an active traffic warrant and he posted full bail of $750.

A car crash was investigated by Patrolman Andrucyzk that occurred on Bridge St. 7th of May. The accident involved a blue 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a 2001 Silver Ford Focus. Julia Rigatti of High Bridge was behind the wheel of the Ford Focus that hit Matthew Drummond of Hampton in the rear as he was stopped in traffic on Bridge St. No one sustained injuries in the accident. The motorcycle was inoperable and was towed from the accident spot as it was heavily damaged and the Ford Focus was driven away from the accident spot. Rigatti was issued tickets for careless driving and obstructing traffic.

A hit and run motor vehicle accident was investigated by Patrolman Andrucyzk that occurred on Beavers St. on 7th of May. An unknown driver crossed over in to the opposite lane and hit a mailbox before escaping from the accident spot. Police have been unable to find the hitting motor vehicle.

A 2004 Lexus RX 330 that Vera Hnot of Hampton was driving was going westbound on Cregar Road on Saturday, 25th of April and approached the stop sign at the intersection of Fairview Ave. and Cregar Road. When Hnot drove her Lexus into the intersection, continuing on Cregar Road, she hit a 2002 Toyota Solara that Michael Tesoriero of Staten Island, N.Y., was driving and was going southbound on Fairview Ave. Both vehicles were disabled after the accident and were towed from the accident spot due to the extensive damage. Nobody sustained injuries in the accident.

News Source: www.NewJerseyHills.com

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Attorney James A. Abate practices Criminal Defense, DWI Defense, Business Litigation, Real Estate & Personal injury cases in Union County, New Jersey.